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2013 Yankees Top 7 Second Base Prospects

Robert Refsnyder1

The Yankees have had solid depth at second base for a few years now. David Adams and Corban Joseph have served as the cornerstone of that depth. Now that Adams has had significant time in the majors and Corban Joseph suffered from an injured, ineffective 2013, the prospect landscape has changed a bit for the ...

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Yankees minor league injury updates

Corban Joseph

The Yankees announced the minor league injury updates yesterday but Joe Girardi stole the show when he signed a 4-year deal, so it was pretty easy for the updates to get pushed into a little corner. Since things have slowed down since then, I think it would be a good idea to take a look ...

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Dellin Betances might have saved his career as a reliever

Dellin+Betances

Everybody knows the story of Dellin Betances. A tall kid from Manhattan, went to high school in Brooklyn, drafted by the Yankees in the eighth round of the 2006 draft, became a top prospect, and then flopped. Except Betances' story wasn't finished even after a 6.44 ERA and a 6.8 BB/9 in 131.1 innings last season. He still ...

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Yankees sign 1st round pick Eric Jagielo, other signings, and news

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The Yankees signed their first round pick, 26th overall, Eric Jagielo to $1,839,400 which was his slot value, according to Jim Callis of Baseball America. Jagielo hit .388/.500/.633 in 56 games at Notre Dame. He's a big time power prospect and is probably the Yankees best position player drafted in the first round since...since...Eric Duncan? Maybe ...

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Yankees 2013 2nd round draft pick: Gosuke Katoh

Gosuke Katoh

2nd Round, 66th Overall: Gosuke Katoh, 2B, Rancho Bernardo HS (CA), 6-foot-2, 180-pounds, Pick Value: $845,700, BA Pre-Draft Ranking: 186 John Sickels' report: Katoh is the rare high school second baseman who is regarded as a legitimate prospect. He is a solid defender with sure hands and good range. His arm is below average, but it is good ...

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